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Quality assurance and quality control

Diagnostics Companion diagnostics

Atezolizumab Assay Angst

| David Rimm

David Rimm continues the conversation about the best assay for atezolizumab after a recent response to his original article

Outside the Lab Point of care testing

A Question of Quality

| Luke Turner

This year’s International Pathology Day was all about point-of-care testing – so how do the experts think quality can be delivered across the board?

Outside the Lab Regulation and standards

A Distant Dream

| Rohit Jain

How can we develop laboratory standards and regulations in India to close the gap between the services we offer and the services our patients need?

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

(AI) Trial and (Diagnostic) Error

| Thomas Westerling-Bui

Diagnostic errors are a high-priority patient safety issue – and image analysis using artificial intelligence could help detect and prevent mistakes

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

The Colorful Reality of AI

| Richard Salmon

To provide diagnostic algorithms with uniform, valid input, digital pathology images must be standardized to real-world colors

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

A Clearer Picture

| Luke Turner

Digital pathology can be hampered by poor-quality slide images, but HistoQC aims to address the issue by automatically filtering slides by quality

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

The Tip of the Iceberg?

| Michael Schubert

Washing and reusing pipette tips could open the door to a greener and cheaper future for laboratories

Inside the Lab Quality assurance and quality control

The Value of Extended Availability

| Samuel Reichberg, MD, PhD, FCAP

QC operations are costly for laboratories – but more efficient materials with better long-term stability can reduce those investments and save lives

Diagnostics Companion diagnostics

Welcome to Our Kitchen

| David L. Rimm

David Rimm challenges the sensitivity and reproducibility of a new assay for PD-L1 detection.

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

Fostering Quality

| E. Blair Holladay

No investment is more important for laboratory quality and patient care than investment in laboratory personnel.


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